The start of the second half of the year welcomes new products on grocery store shelves and restaurant menus. We recently spotted several new peanut products from brands you may recognize.

P.F. Chang’s has added six new dishes to its summer menu including a Grilled Prawns with Chilled Peanut Noodle Salad. The salad is dressed in a red curry-peanut sauce, mixed with Asian vegetables and topped with grilled prawns.

Ice cream lovers looking to cool down this summer will be in love with the new limited edition Reese’s® Peanut Butter Cup Chillatta from Cinnabon. The cool treat includes Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups pieces, sweet cream and chocolate sauce ribbons topped with whipped cream.

Last week Carvel announced it plans to sell special edition OREO® Ice Cream Cakes for the summer. The new cake will come in four flavors including a peanut butter variety. The cakes will be sold at Carvel until August 18th.

You can expect to see new peanut butter products from General Mills later this summer. The company announced last week it plans to release 200 new products including a few peanut items. Fiber One ®will debut a new Peanut Butter Protein Bar. The new bar has peanut butter and roasted peanuts wrapped in a chocolate coating perfect for the afternoon snacker. Betty Crocker® will release a new line of cookie and cake box mixes with Reese’s®. LÄRABAR® plans to debut a new peanut butter cookie flavor in its ALT bar category.

To find out about other new products and menu items with peanuts and peanut butter, please visit our other blog posts.